Your guide to exploring Horsens

A trip to Horsens comes with a guarantee of unforgettable experiences.

With popular attractions such as The Uncovered Bridge near Brædstrup, Fængslet, and the island of Endelave – to mention just a few – as well as ample opportunities to go shopping, numerous activities for children and unique nature experiences, the most difficult part is to actually make a choice.

Do you prefer fresh air, cycling holidays, idyllic walks, soft sand and salt water?

Maybe you prefer a romantic weekend, pulsating city life, active family holiday, canoeing and kayaking along the most beautiful part of the river Gudenåen or arts and culture?

Good experiences are at the heart of Horsens

Fill up on Danish food and gourmet experiences from all over the world at Horsens’ many restaurants and eateries.


The areas in and around Horsens offer each their plethora of temptations, events and experiences.

You are, for example, able to experience a line-up of significant events such as the Horsens Medieval Festival in August and the Crime Fiction Festival in March which is attended by Danish and foreign crime novelists.

AC Horsens fills the stadium and their home ground CASA Arena, when the top of Danish football visits the city.

Paul McCartney, U2, R.E.M and Metallica are amongst the well-known names who have played concerts in town. In 2019 you can experience Foo Fighters, P!NK, Lenny Kravitz, John Cleese, Sweet, Slade and many other artists.


If you love shopping, you will have a field day in the many exciting shops and a large city centre where everything may be found in one place.

And just outside Horsens you find the most welcoming islands in Denmark, e.g. Endelave and Alrø.

Get a scenic island experience on the inlet of Horsens Fjord. Try the charming bicycle-ferry from Snaptun via Hjarnø to Alrø, when you want to explore the area. When using the bicycle-ferry, you can ride your bike all the way around the inlet of Horsens Fjord – but naturally, walking visitors are also more than welcome.

The bicycle ferry carries both foot passengers and bicycles between Snaptun – Hjarnø – Alrø all summer.

Beautiful scenery and wonderful cycle paths – and shoppers can enjoy some great opportunities in the “Eastern Jutland Archipelago”.

At the heart of Denmark – near everything

Travel quickly to and from Horsens on motorway E45 which is right around the corner, as are good bus and train services, and Billund Airport and Aarhus are not far away either.

We dare say that we have the best location in Denmark – right at the heart of it.

No matter where you look in Horsens, you will discover new fun and diverse experiences to suit any taste. Find inspiration for your journey on this site.

This also applies if you visit us on business.

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Have it all

Horsens combines beautiful nature with a rich cultural life and experiences for people of all ages. Some of our country’s most visited tourist attractions are only a short drive away.